A nice fresh day to do the walk between New Brighton and Seacombe. We were rewarded with a rainbow over on the Liverpool side. Ha still not happy the Seacombe Ferry pub is now waste ground, still during the lockdown it would have been shut … Continue readingNew Brighton to Seacombe walk – Rainbow
A breezy but refreshing day took us to see the Iron Men at Burbo Bank before heading out the equally peaceful Hesketh Park, north of Southort. Here are some snaps
We’d not been to this refreshing and open space before so on the recommendation of my Nephew, via my Mum, we headed out one Sunday to the environs of Chorley. The weather was mixed but we did get some lovely autumnal views in the low … Continue readingYarrow Valley Country Park – With mud
Now owned by the Forestry Commission, Sutton Manor is an area of recreational space on the site of the old Sutton Heath Colliery (some wonders can be seen on this site). a place which used to employ 1600 and dig out 300,000 tonnes of Coal … Continue readingSaunter Round – Sutton
Despite being noted as “II” we have been to these wood and County park many time snow during the coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic and are still making the most of the locality to get out for some fresh air and exercise. So here are just some … Continue readingKnowsley Woods – Croxteth Hall II
Despite the Coronavirus pandemic clipping our wings we took a day out to visit a real old favourite of ours, Chester. the day was bright and great for taking pictures and as it happened the Cathedral had free entry so an opportunity not to be … Continue readingCharming Chester and its Cathedral
Whilst continuing in lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, we are still making the most of the ability to get out for some fresh air and exercise. We are lucky to have some beautiful ancient oak woodland near us so have been exploring, here … Continue readingKnowsley Woods – Croxteth Hall
Despite Jersey being only an hour away for us on the plane we had never been here but rather pleased we did. Fascinating history combined with an island charm, not to mention the highly efficient bus service made this a really pleasant stay. What also … Continue readingJersey – Gems
Whats better than a few beer in the afternoon and a Thai meal? Well a few beers in the afternoon and a Thai meal and then some more beer in a bar we’ve never been in before, The Motel.. Top entertainment!
An afternoon in the Merchant would not be the same without a pizza slice or 3 from the associated Night Crawler Pizza kitchen. Great to have a New Year catch up with the gang.. Sorry for nicking all your Ranchers Oli!